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Anti-evolutionist efforts to gain equal time for creationism in the science curriculum of the public schools must be continually and firmly resisted. The nature and methodology of science, the requirements of the First Amendment of the Constitution, the principles of curriculum development, and the stated goals of the creationist movement all provide convincing arguments to support this view.
What is an SLBM? A simple question. But the number of Americans who do not know the answer is staggering. During the Peloponnesian wars, any Greek child could have identified the weapons of war--spears, swords, shields--and known which kinds of troops used which weapons, why a particular weapon was better in one situation than another, and so on. What child today could even answer the question: "What is an SLBM?"
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